Phil Power is the founder and chairman of the Center for Michigan.
Election-year politics shouldn’t trump legislators’ duty to do the right thing for Michigan’s future
For nearly six decades, Dingell worked with colleagues across the political spectrum. His departure pounds another nail in the coffin of competent government in our representative democracy, now quivering in gridlock thoroughly mixed with political narcissism.
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After seven years of savage budget cuts, the governor seeks a 6 percent hike in higher-ed spending, a cap on tuition and $65 million more for pre-K, moves that are politically shrewd and necessary for Michigan .
An unprecedented collaboration among Michigan’s most trust nonprofit news organizations will help state residents understand the roots of Detroit’s crisis and provide insights relevant to all Michiganders.
This arctic January has all of us thinking back to winters past. Has the 'polar vortex' made this the coldest, snowiest winter for you? Maybe you should try winter in Alaska...